Camp Stambaugh

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Camp Stambaugh (1870-1878) - Established 20 Aug 1870 by Maj. James S. Brisbin, 2nd U.S. Cavalry, named for 1st Lt. Charles B. Stambaugh, 2nd U.S. Cavalry, killed by Indians 4 May 1870. Abandoned 17 Aug 1878 and transferred to the Interior Department 3 May 1881.

Camp Stambaugh History

Established to protect the miners in the Sweetwater district.

Current Status

Just traces of buildings remain and a historical marker.


Location: In Smith's Gulch between Atlantic City, Wyoming, and the Oregon Trail, eight miles north of Sweetwater, Wyoming.

Maps & Images

Lat: 42.50361 Long: -108.68

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